Month: January 2021

2:44 PM ET The New York Rangers placed defenseman Tony DeAngelo on waivers Sunday. It was a surprising move considering New York signed the 25-year-old DeAngelo to a two-year, $9.6 million extension this past October. “This isn’t about one incident, it’s not about one thing,” Rangers coach David Quinn told reporters on Sunday. “This is
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11:12 AM ET Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart is expected to miss one to two weeks with a Grade 1 left calf strain, a source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Smart underwent an MRI on Sunday after leaving in the fourth quarter of Boston’s 96-95 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday with the injury.
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3:39 PM ET The rules issue that Patrick Reed faced during the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open is one that Rory McIlroy also confronted — without a rules official and with virtually no fanfare. Reed was allowed to take a drop from what he believed was an embedded lie on the 10th hole
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3:34 PM ET Liverpool have eased their defensive problems by agreeing a £2 million deal for Preston North End defender Ben Davies, sources have told ESPN. Davies, 25, will undergo a medical in Liverpool on Monday before completing the transfer, which also includes Anfield youngster Sepp van den Berg, 19, moving to the EFL Championship
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11:17 AM ET Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Paul Casey left behind one of the unhappiest years of his golfing career by capturing his first title since 2019 with a four-stroke win at the Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday. The 43-year-old Englishman struggled to adapt to what he described as the “soulless” playing
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12:46 AM ET ESPN News Services Heat guard Tyler Herro revealed after Miami’s 105-104 win over Sacramento on Saturday that he learned a housemate has tested positive for COVID-19 He said he got that news at halftime and was uncertain if he will have to quarantine because of possible exposure. His revelation came on the
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1:10 AM GMT Rugby Australia (RA) chairman Hamish McLennan continues to push the nation’s credibility of staging events during the coronavirus pandemic, raising the prospect that the British & Irish Lions’ tour of South Africa could instead be contested Down Under. Having already flagged a potential mini World Cup in Australia, McLennan says RA would
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7:12 PM ET Alex Ovechkin returned to the Washington Capitals lineup on Saturday against the Boston Bruins, after missing four games following a violation of the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols. “It sucks, obviously,” Ovechkin told reporters earlier on Saturday. “No one wants to be suspended. No one wants to put yourself in that position. It’s over.
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10:04 PM ET Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is heading to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for quarterback Jared Goff and a multitude of draft picks, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Saturday night. The Lions will receive a third-round pick in 2021, a first-round pick in 2022 and a first-round pick in 2023
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11:42 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Marcus Smart will get an MRI on his left leg Sunday after the guard was helped off the court following an awkward landing while fighting for a rebound in the fourth quarter of Boston’s 96-95 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers Saturday night. Smart, who
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